Course: Inventorying and Cataloguing of the Jiříkov Parish Library

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Course title Inventorying and Cataloguing of the Jiříkov Parish Library
Course code KHI/QKFK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Oppeltová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Barus Martin, Mgr.
Course content
At the beginning of a semester (more info at the department´s website), an information meeting will take place in a seminar room of archival science, where students will gain more information about detailed programme of this seminar, organisation staff and they will also get study materials and literature. At the end of a semester (more info at the department´s website, probably during holidays), this course will be held in a suitable manse of Litoměřice diocese where students will be accommodated for the whole time. During the stay, students will learn to catalogue books and work in a cataloguing programme, then they will be familiar with cataloguing old prints of a parish library and at the end, students will store catalogued books in a proper way. Some excursion will be included. HF

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Work Activities
  • Homework for Teaching - 12 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 10 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 80 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of a seminar is to teach students to catalogue old prints in a parish library Jiříkov near Rumburk. At the beginning students will be fimiliarized with a brief development of this library fund and especially with rules of cataloguing. Theoritical knowledge will be then applied to making a catalogue in a special programme, in which students will learn to work. Another goal of this seminar is to put this parish library into broader context that is deepened also by excursions around the Sluknov Hook and its way of the cross (see The course was established under the terms of the project Innovation of Historical Sciences Studies at Palacký University, CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0025. HF
A student will learn to catalogue old prints and gain practical knowledge with a classification of library sources. HF
7 students from Bachelor studies of single and double History programme or Archival Science: a course B, for the others: a course C. HF

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Active seminar participation, completing and handing in 200 catalogue records. HF
Recommended literature
  • (2002). Církevní knihovny v poslání církve. Praha.
  • (1997). Mezinárodní standardní bibliografický popis pro staré tisky a prvotisky ISBD(A). Praha.
  • (2001). Názvosloví liturgických děl římskokatolické církve. Praha.
  • BOHATCOVÁ, M. a kol. (1990). Česká kniha v proměnách staletí. Praha.
  • František HORÁK ? Bedřiška WÍŽĎÁLKOVÁ ? Emma URBÁNKOVÁ. (1971). Pravidla jmenné katalogisace starých tisků, prvotisků a rukopisů. Praha.
  • Horák, František. (1968). Pět století českého knihtisku. Praha.
  • Martinek, R. a kol. (2008). Inventarizace drobných církevních fondů. Archiválie, knihy, notový materiál a liturgické textilie. Olomouc.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Archive Studies (2015) History courses - Winter
Faculty of Arts Archival Works (2015) History courses - Winter
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -